National Geographic : 1963 Sep
international records. Beaming blond surfer at craft take part in a single race. On shore (lower Sydney's Bondi Beach reflects the island conti- left), a tackled Briton heads earthward at Sydney nent's addiction to play. On Sydney Harbour, 12- during a Rugby League match between Australia foot skiffs compete in state selection races; the and Great Britain. Skiers at Thredbo Village, in midget craft carry so much sail that a sudden the Snowy Mountains, ignore biting cold as they squall can capsize an entire fleet. As many as 50 prepare to test the slopes of Mount Kosciusko.